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Design for a silver wine cooler

  • Place of origin:

    England

  • Date:

    1805

  • Artist/Maker:

    Jean-Jacques Boileau, active 1787 and died after 1851 (designer and maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and grey wash over pencil. On wove paper pasted to a card mount

  • Museum number:

    8388:7

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case M, shelf 120, box A

Physical description

A drawing of a wine cooler, profile, shown less than full size.

Place of Origin

England

Date

1805

Artist/maker

Jean-Jacques Boileau, active 1787 and died after 1851 (designer and maker)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and grey wash over pencil. On wove paper pasted to a card mount

Dimensions

Height: 145 mm, Width: 107 mm

Object history note

This design contains decorative elements of classical inspiration that Jean Jacques Boileau often combines in designs for silver.
This and the other drawings by J. J. Boileau and his school were probably in the collection of A. C. Pugin and sold at Mr Wheatley’s rooms,4th June 1843, lot 469, Boileau’s (J.) “Series of drawings appropriated to the gold and silversmiths”, bought by Williams for 3 shillings.
Designs number 8388.4 to 8388.7 are a set of drawings and in the same manner and in the same scale for wine coolers.

Descriptive line

Design for a silver wine cooler by Jean Jacques Boileau (active 1787 and died after 1851) c. 1805

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

This design contains decorative elements of classical inspiration that Jean Jacques Boileau often combines in designs for silver.
This and the other drawings by J. J. Boileau and his school were probably in the collection of A. C. Pugin and sold at Mr Wheatley’s rooms,4th June 1843, lot 469, Boileau’s (J.) “Series of drawings appropriated to the gold and silversmiths”, bought by Williams for 3 shillings.
Designs number 8388.4 to 8388.7 are a set of drawings and in the same manner and in the same scale for wine coolers.

Materials

Pen and watercolour

Subjects depicted

Dining; Putti; Lion (animal); Wine

Categories

Silver; Designs; English; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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